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Traffic Planner

Portsmouth, Permanent, £25-30K Dependent on experience
Reference: AJ1116

The Role

 

To successfully plan, schedule, and route the driver’s work and liaise with them during their working day, whilst providing an excellent customer service. 

 

Main responsibilities

 

  • preparing driver’s daily work sheets
  • Daily driver allocation to vehicles suited to their abilities
  • Ensuring vehicles are routed and operated effectively and efficiently
  • Liaising with the depots to ensure stock levels are maintained, shipped, and delivered to customers on time and as efficiently as possible
  • Liaising with the drivers throughout the working day and resolving any problems
  • Rescheduling work as necessary to cover driver absence or vehicle breakdowns
  • Dealing with customer queries and orders
  • Liaising with the Sales Advisors, Sales Office Manager, Transport & Plant Manager, Assistant Transport Manager, Driver Trainers/Mentors, and Operations Managers
  • Ensuring compliance with all current and impending legislation
  • General office administration

 

Essential Skills/Experience

  

  • Traffic Planning experience from a Waste Management Background
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner
  • good geographical knowledge and understanding of the routing process
  • good attention to detail to ensure accuracy of information
  • good organisation, communication, and IT skills
  • ability to multi-task and use own initiative
  • experience of working within a busy and fast paced environment
  • ability to remain calm and patient when under pressure
  • reliable, flexible and adaptable
  • positive, motivated, conscientious and pro-active.

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